U.S. Marines join the crew of latest British aircraft carrier – Washington Times

U.S. Marines join the crew of latest British aircraft carrier

In this file photo, the British Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth leaves Portsmouth Naval Base as it sets sail for flight trials, Wednesday Sept. 9, 2020.  The departure comes following two days of delays caused by a small number of crew members testing positive for the coronavirus. (Andrew Matthews/PA via AP)  **FILE**
 In this file photo, the British Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth leaves Portsmouth Naval Base as it sets sail for flight trials, Wednesday Sept. 9, 2020. The departure comes following two days of delays caused by a small …

By Mike Glenn – The Washington Times – Wednesday, September 23, 2020

A squadron of U.S. Marine Corps stealth jet fighters is now aboard the Royal Navy’s flagship aircraft carrier as part of their multi-month deployment to the United Kingdom for training.

The “Wake Island Avengers” of VMFA 211 are embarked aboard the HMS Queen Elizabeth along with another F-35B stealth jet unit, “The Dambusters” of the Royal Air Force’s 617 Squadron. It is the largest air group of fifth-generation fighters at sea anywhere in the world and will serve as part of a UK Carrier Strike Group, officials said… More Information about this article in the link below…

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